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The total number of people hospitalized in France because of Covid-19 was 27,242 on Friday, with 2,048 new admissions in 24 hours. The disease killed 304 people in hospital in 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths recorded in France to 94,302 since the start of the epidemic.
Public Health France has counted 41,869 new cases of Covid-19 in France in the last 24 hours, while the test positivity rate continues to increase to 8.1%. “A race against time is underway”, said Matignon in a press release, after a meeting between Prime Minister Jean Castex and the prefects and health officials of the 19 departments affected by the new restrictions.
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